Meet the Team.
Mark Tepper is the Chief Executive Officer of Incentivefox. Mark successfully created, developed and managed several businesses over the years. At his previous company, Mark was successful in developing and managing prepaid cards from Visa, MasterCard and Discover. He has built out multiple incentive campaigns for OEMs, including programs for all GM new car products and for specific brand campaigns including: Cadillac, Buick, Lincoln and VW, as well as various dealership programs across the United States and Canada. Today, Mark continues his passion for generating leads and referrals while creating unparalleled customer loyalty for dealerships.
Jaime joined Incentivefox in early November 2017 as the VP of Channel Development and Marketing after spending the past 7 years developing and marketing workplace Health & Wellness programs at Healthper. Jaime has been involved in the incentive industry since 2003 and began her career at IncentOne (now Welltok) working as the Director of Merchant Relations with retail branded gift cards, merchandise and travel rewards. Additionally, Jaime has dedicated A significant amount of her time to creating original website content, research papers, corporate challenges, and program engagement materials.
She is always able to motivate those around her and find the positives in every situation. She enjoys watching her clients reach and exceed their goals. When Jaime is not working, she can be found coaching softball, donating her time to an animal charity or spending time with her family and her 3 rescue dogs. Jaime is a native Brooklynite and credits her solid upbringing with good New York values to a strong, successful, Mother. She attended college in Charleston, SC and just recently returned to the area.
Rick Partyka has over 8 years of experience in Finance Technology. He began his career with Bank of America where he was responsible for much of the technology that supported the Total Return Swap business. He also worked on many projects ensuring that the Bank was compliant with Governmental Regulations. He decided to step away from the large public company to assume all Technology responsibilities at Incentivefox. Within 6 months of joining Incentivefox his role expanded to that of President. In his free time Rick loves to spend time with his family and, on rare occasions, head west to ski.
Kristen Tepper is focused on helping small businesses and dealerships improve their customer retention, employee relations, and increase referrals through digitized, streamlined and exciting incentive programs. Kristen is a marketing and client operations management fanatic. She has over 5 years of experience in incentive solutions and program implementations, rising from a customer service rep to an operations manager within Incentivefox.
She is almost 100% Hubspot certified and has a strong passion for organization and writing to-do lists. In her spare time, she writes screenplays and volunteers at various homeless shelters in Los Angeles.
Kristen Tepper was in the same room as Leonardo Dicaprio on June 1st, 2017 and that is probably the most important thing that has happened in her life to date. She also has a niece and nephew that come in a very close second place to previously mentioned Leonardo Dicaprio incident.
Tom joined Incentivefox as their Chief Operating Officer after spending 27 years in the Sports marketing and sales arena. Tom began his career as an intern with the Chicago Bulls and White Sox organizations and after back to back internships, started at the White Sox in their marketing and sales department. His next career moves were at ESPN radio, Elite Marketing and Balmoral Park Racetrack in suburban Chicago. After five years of valuable experience on the marketing and corporate partnership side of the business, Tom accepted an opportunity to go back to the Chicago White Sox to run the Ticket Sales and Service department. After finishing his 23rd season with the team, Tom decided to start the next chapter of his career with long-time friend Mark Tepper.
Tom has always believed in the philosophy of “paying it forward” to future generations. To this end, he has been an active member of the National Sports Forum (NSF) for 10 years and on their board for 9 years. Additionally, he has been on the advisory boards of the Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD) and the Communications Department at his alma mater, Illinois State University, for the last 11 years. Affiliation with these wonderful organizations allows Tom to stay current in the sales and marketing space and help collaborate with future professionals.
Tom and his wife, Mary, keep busy going to high school soccer games of their 17-year old daughter, Grace in addition to attending baseball and football games of their 15-year old son, Ryan.
Debbie recently joined Incentivefox, excited and ready to bring her creative perspective to the team. One of her greatest life accomplishments was graduating Summa Cum Laude with her BFA in Graphic Design from Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design in April of 2017, while her children cheered her on. Although she’s new to working full time as a Graphic Designer, she has plenty of experience gained from freelancing throughout her education. She is also highly skilled in customer service, quality assurance and problem solving.
Paul Rand, Jessica Hische, Milton Glaser and Paula Scher are her design heroes. Her favorite artists are Van Gogh and Banksy. Debbie recently won an art competition in the Americas, and advanced to the global competition with a quilling piece.
Debbie volunteers her time chairing her local unite@night Awareness Walk every June for the Chiari & Syringomyelia Foundation. She is also the founder of Still Unwritten, a support group for survivors of domestic violence. When she’s not busy with her family and life pursuits, she enjoys watching TED talks.